Jun 23rd 2023 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider
texas AM Engineering 340x240 Record breaking funding approved for Texas A&M System
Courtesy of Texas A&M Engineering

For the first time in history, the Texas A&M System will receive over a billion dollars in new funding from the state of Texas. The $1.19 billion in funding allows the A&M System to act on three priorities: keeping college affordable, keeping Texas prepared to respond to disasters and increasing a state match so Prairie […]

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Jun 2nd 2023 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
track and field pixabay 340x240 University of Georgia approves $175.2M budget, plans for new track and field facility

The University of Georgia (UGA) Athletic Association Board of Directors unanimously approved a fiscal year 2024 budget of $175.2 million and a new track and field facility during its annual spring meeting. Plans have been revealed for new indoor and outdoor track facilities about 2.5 miles away from the current track used by UGA’s track […]

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May 12th 2023 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
unr Life Science Building rendering 340x240 $75M in Nevada higher education funding restored

Nevada’s higher education institutions are set to receive a significant financial boost, with a $75 million injection to help restore funding that was cut during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, the Legislature is looking to provide tens of millions of dollars to address a shortage of doctors, nurses, and teachers. The state’s colleges and universities are […]

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Apr 26th 2023 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
ellis library uni of missouri 340x240 Design phase moving forward at University of Missouri
Ellis Library. Courtesy of the University of Missouri.

The University of Missouri (UM) System Board of Curators recently approved a capital improvement plan that includes several renovations and new facilities. The approval allows university officials to engage architects to create designs for potential future projects. A major project included in the approved plan is the design of a new nuclear research reactor, NextGen […]

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Apr 20th 2023 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
college students research laptop WEB 340x240 Idaho’s higher education system gets $73M infusion

Idaho colleges and universities will receive almost $73 million for building projects, as approved during the 2023 legislative session. Boise State University is approved to receive $17.9 million. The money fund a 100,000-square-foot science research building to create additional classroom, lab and office space for biology, biochemistry, chemistry and physics programs. Boise State will look […]

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Apr 6th 2023 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider
southwestern university georgetown 340x240 Southwestern University investing $120M to build the future

Southwestern University is investing $120 million, over the next 3 years, in a series of construction and renovation projects. Projects will be in three major areas – living and learning, supporting student athletes and renovation and modernization of facilities. According to school officials, the projects will help the university remain competitive and continue to attract […]

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Mar 17th 2023 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
university of minnesota crookston 340x240 University of Minnesota approves land purchase for future FAARM program
Courtesy of the University of Minnesota Crookston

The University of Minnesota is buying 748 acres in Mower County to support planning for the Future of Advanced Agricultural Research in Minnesota (FAARM) program. The $10.3 million purchase will give the university about half the land it hopes to acquire for the new FAARM center. The program will ultimately require a total of about […]

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Mar 17th 2023 | Posted in Education, Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
courtesy of the Northwest Independent School District 2 340x240 Large amounts of funding now available for new and/or upgraded K 12 facilities
Courtesy of the Northwest Independent School District.

    Enrollment data for K-12 school systems in the U.S. can fluctuate dramatically from year to year. Regardless of whether enrollment increases or decreases, the numbers point to demand changes and, more often than not, school officials must address growth with new construction projects. For school districts with land-ownership portfolios, the most common approach […]

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Feb 15th 2023 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
norman public schools afiatino academy 340x240 Norman Public Schools passes $354M bond proposal
Rendering of the Oklahoma Aviation Academy. Photo courtesy of Norman Public Schools.

Oklahoma – Norman Public Schools (NPS) has received a passing vote from residents on its $354 million bond issue. Norman High School will expand its stadium at a cost of $24 million. The expansion includes stadium upgrades, track and turf improvements and additional lighting. Updates will also occur at Harve Collins Stadium. The bond proposal features a […]

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Feb 1st 2023 | Posted in Education, Healthcare by Government Contracting Pipeline
univ of minnesota lawn 340x240 University of Minnesota proposes $1B replacement  hospital on East Bank of Twin Cities’ campus
Courtesy of the University of Minnesota.

As part of its systemwide strategic plan, MPact 2025, the University of Minnesota is seeking opportunities for partnerships with health systems that will maximize its statewide impact in health care innovations and research. The university has made several goals, which include acquiring medical facilities, increasing funding and building a new hospital on campus. The university […]

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Jan 20th 2023 | Posted in Education, Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
dorm 340x240 University of Utah plans for P3 to support housing project

The University of Utah will enter a public-private partnership (P3) to build 5,000 student housing units by 2030. A P3 will allow the university to build and own the much-needed beds and save on tuition and state funding for other projects. The University of Utah intends to select P3 consultants by the end of February. […]

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Jan 13th 2023 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
US Merchant Marine 340x240 USMMA releases 2022 Capital Improvement Plan
Photo courtesy of Merchant Marine Academy

The Merchant Marine Academy’s (USMMA) Kings Point campus in Nassau County, N.Y. has a 59-page report that shows why $340 million is needed in federal funding to repair aging buildings and infrastructure. The 2022 Capital Improvement Plan’s short and long-term projects include construction of new academic buildings, a refurbished stormwater management system and projects to […]

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Dec 19th 2022 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
student housing  340x240 U M to build housing, dining facility for 2,300 first year students

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan plans to build Central Campus housing for 2,300 first year students and a dining facility on what is currently Elbel Field. The housing plan will be developed to align with the school’s carbon neutrality goals. A new residential hall is essential to meet growing demand for affordable, on-campus housing. […]

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Dec 2nd 2022 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
pappajohn pavilion 2 340x240 University of Iowa’s projects taking shape
John Pappajohn Pavilion. Courtesy of The University of Iowa Facilities Management.

Iowa – The University of Iowa’s (UI) 10-year facilities master plan is underway with big transformations set to begin in 2023. The facilities master plan will include projects for state-of-the-art new buildings, new equipment, and learning spaces. A $70 million gift from the Richard O. Jacobson Foundation will make a new inpatient tower possible for UI […]

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Oct 5th 2022 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
San Diego Unified School District logo 340x104 San Diego Unified School District asking for $3.2B bond approval

California – The San Diego Unified School District is asking voters to approve a $3.2 billion bond measure. Measure U would fund facilities projects over the course of 10 years and issue about $330 million in bonds per year. The district would dedicate more than $200 million of Measure U to build educator housing. The […]

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Aug 26th 2022 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
Boise State Bronco Field 340x240 Boise State unveils updates to Athletics Master Village

Idaho – Boise State unveiled its newest plans for the Athletics Master Village in April 2022. The updated details included the north end zone of Albertsons Stadium and renovations to ExtraMile Arena. The update also includes the department’s initial project-based cost analysis for the Athletics Master Village, totaling more than $300 million in future projects, highlighted […]

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Aug 12th 2022 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
Sanford stadium 340x240 Sanford Stadium slated for $68M in improvements
Sanford Stadium

Georgia – The University System of Georgia Board of Regents has approved to move forward with improvements to the south side of Sanford Stadium. The $68.5 million project will be built in two phases to minimize disruption during the 2022 and 2023 football seasons. The first phase would build a new entryway and plaza and widen the […]

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Jun 28th 2022 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
IA IMSE building 2 A01FB51ED5099 340x240 Industrial engineering building tops Iowa State expansion plans

Iowa – Plans at Iowa State University to renew or replace 2.3 million square feet of buildings on its Ames Campus encompass 700,000 square feet of new construction on more than 40 buildings over the next 30 years. Most of the new square footage will come from already planned projects, such as the $54 million Therkildsen […]

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May 31st 2022 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
OR Beaverton HS rendering 340x240 Oregon school district voters pass $723M bond election

Oregon – Voters in the Beaverton School District passed a $723 million bond referendum on May 17 that will fund $397 million in building modernization projects, $120 million in deferred maintenance, $44 million in technology purchases, $40 million in seismic upgrades, and $27 million in security initiatives. Tentatively set to open in 2027, the complete rebuild […]

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May 23rd 2022 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
MA BPS Madison Park Technical Vocational High School 340x240 Boston mayor pushes $2B school construction, renovation plan
Madison Park Technical Vocational High School

Massachusetts – Boston Mayor Michelle Wu unveiled a Green New Deal for Boston Public Schools (BPS) that would invest $2 billion to construct and renovate district facilities, many of which date to the 1950s. The Green New Deal will accelerate work to decarbonize the city’s building sector, while delivering improvements to environmental health, justice, and safety […]

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May 16th 2022 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider
UNT Dallas STEM building rendering2 340x240 UNT Dallas plans new STEM building
Dallas STEM building rendering

The University of North Texas (UNT) System will host a virtual pre-solicitation meeting at noon May 18 for programming and design services for a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) building on its Dallas campus. Planned as an approximately 115,000-square-foot facility, this new building will feature flexible teaching and collaborative research laboratories, and active learning […]

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May 9th 2022 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider
MD Anderson Cancer Center 340x240 UT planning $2.9B ambulatory clinic buildings at M.D. Anderson center
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Regents at The University of Texas (UT) approved a request from a facilities subcommittee on May 5 to start defining the scope of a $2.9 billion project to build two ambulatory clinical buildings at UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. The center is proposing to construct Ambulatory Clinical Buildings 2 and 3 on the institution’s Texas […]

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May 2nd 2022 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider
Houston Community College Resiliency Center rendering 340x240 Houston Community College launches resiliency center
Houston Community College Resiliency Center

Houston Community College (HCC) unveiled its plans on April 26 for a $30 million resiliency center that will feature facilities to simulate high and swift water rescues and High-Line and petrochemical incident response. The 65,000-square-foot center will be built on HHC’s Northeast Campus where 3,000 to 4,000 local, regional, and national first responders a year […]

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Apr 22nd 2022 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline
FL Eastern Florida State College rendering 340x240 Florida college launches $87M master plan
Eastern Florida State College - rendering

Florida – New academic buildings, student housing, and major improvements comprise Eastern Florida State College’s new $87 million master plan for its Cocoa campus. College officials said the master plan will focus on programs for high-technology careers and general education. It represents the largest planned capital outlay the college has ever made on any of its […]

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Apr 18th 2022 | Posted in Education by Texas Government Insider
CREDIT Mud Mile Communications Impact Factory Good Apple 340x240 UTs Impact Factory building future generations of civic entrepreneurs

The University of Texas (UT) at Austin has established a unique program that already is delivering powerful benefits to students and the public at large. At The Impact Factory, students are becoming innovative civic entrepreneurs by learning startup strategies while experiencing every stage of a start-up firm and having positive, measurable impact on communities in […]

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